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The Wedding Day

  • I heard something like the voice of a great multitude, and like the voice of many waters, and like the voice of mighty thunders, saying, 'Hallelujah! For the Lord our God, the Almighty, reigns! Let us rejoice and be exceedingly glad, and let us give the glory to him. For the marriage of the Lamb has come, and his wife has made herself ready.' Revelation 19:6 WEB

    I have a great wife, and we have been through a lot together. Through famine and through abundance, through happy times, and through sad times, through sickness, and health. If there is one thing on earth that can set me off, it is for someone to say something bad about my wife. Instead of turning my other cheek, I want to turn theirs. I admit that I could use the Lord's help in this area.

    The Lord cares even more about His bride. The bride of Christ is the Church, which is made up of His people, including You and me. Regardless of how you view yourself, God Almighty adores you, picked you, and is preparing you for a wedding. When people put you down and point our your flaws, the Lord hears it. He knows you better than they do. Just because nothing immediately happens does not mean that it goes unnoticed.

    Lift up your head today and smile, for you are loved, adored, and God Almighty Himself has chosen you to be a part of His bride. The work that He began within you will be completed, and your best days are still in front of you because the wedding day is still to come.

    Prayer: Father, I look forward to all that You have for me. I grant You permission to work in my life and draw me closer to You. Guide me today and help me make the right decisions. Speak to me and through me, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

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Carol Policastro
Carol Policastro Thank you!
January 22, 2016
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Deleted Member Amen, God is so good and He loves you so much. Love and Hugs and Prayers
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles Amen! Thanking our Heavenly Father for his unending love!!! I knew this truth when I was under attack from a coworker. She was hateful! It still hurt even though I knew truth. I am still working on healing but I'm so much better these days. I know she is a hurt person just hurting people (ME) and I have alot more peace in knowing God's love never ends nor is it hateful or hurtful! It took a minute of licking some wounds but God guided me out of that stress and pain and into his healing grace by all the love here at RHM! I was hurting and loving strangers friended me, prayed for me, and have given me gifts of love that I would never have felt. God wanted me to know one persons opinion doesn't even matter when you realize our Father has a much more pure love to show us. I am a child of the most high and I just needed to be reminded and adjust that crown on my head ;) Thank you Pastor for always being the reminder for me:) Now I pray for the hateful and hurting and run in the opposite direction from the hurtful drama! And someday soon he will lead me to a perfect fitting job that's just right for me :) He's got good plans! I just know it!  Pastor's Prayer: Father, I look forward to all that You have for me. I grant You permission to work in my life and draw me closer to You. Guide me today and help me make the right decisions. Speak to me and through me, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.
January 22, 2016
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Deleted Member What an awesome testimony. Love you so much, Dianna, you always bless my heart so much. Love and Hugs and Prayers.
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles Likewise Tamara! You are such a blessing! Love and hugs and prayers of pain free blissful days:)
January 22, 2016
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Joan Joseph
Joan Joseph Thank you Pastor Todd for a beautiful message. May the Lord continue to use you with the knowledge of his word. Thank you Lord for making me a part of this great "Wedding Feast" Lord you are amazing and all praise goes to you, in the name of Jesus, Amen. 
January 22, 2016
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Deleted Member Amen, I am so happy to be a part of this awesome Wedding Feast. Praise The Lord for loving us. God bless you. 
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer Amen 
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Deleted Member Amen, God is amazing.
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Penelope Rhome
Penelope Rhome Hallelujah amen
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Deleted Member Amen and Amen.
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Deleted Member Amen, God is so good.
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Gail Sellu
Gail Sellu Amen, in Jesus' name I pray!
January 22, 2016
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Deleted Member Amen, God is so amazing and He loves us so much. God bless you.
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson Amen!!  What a beautiful way to start the day with this devotional.  May all of you have s very Blessed and joyous weekend!
January 22, 2016
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Deleted Member Amen, Thank you, Marisa, may you have a blessed and amazing weekend. Love and Hugs and Prayers.
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt I agree.
January 22, 2016
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Mike OBryan
Mike OBryan Good Morning!!!!!! There is so much Truth to this!!!!! Fore give Them , they do not know--better!!!!!! That works for Me! I say it before I start thinking! Itys so easy too Blast a person over there actions!! WE are sensative people! Keepiong peace in one self is the challange! Trail and error! Be Blessable My greeting leaving a persons psesence! It certainly should make them think!!!!!!!!  
January 22, 2016
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Rebecca Goff
Rebecca Goff Amen. Thank you lord for this word today. 
January 22, 2016
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Deleted Member Amen
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Deleted Member Jesus please always work in my life that I might be pleasing to You, that I may be ready when You return or call me home. Loved this message. God bless you and Sylvia. Love y'all bunches.
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Tara Mills
Tara Mills Thank you Lord Jesus for this day. Thank you for the that was given. I look forward to seeing the daily inspiration every morning. It's what helps me get through this storm I've been going through for these past few months. Thanks for all the prayers!
January 22, 2016
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Winnie Nanjala
Winnie Nanjala Thank you Pst Todd for the encouragement.
January 22, 2016
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Lesa M. Merrill
Lesa M. Merrill Thank you pastor Todd. I really needed to hear this! .....that God adores and picks me and is preparing me. And when people say bad things to or about me He does notice.  I've been struggling to think of myself as worthwhile. As Saran has a hold on my boyfriend, I receive a lot of put downs from him. It is hard to stay strong.. Thank you again for your message today! 
January 22, 2016
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt Amen, we live for God not man.
January 22, 2016
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Rosemary Marsh
Rosemary Marsh Amen.Thank you Heavenly Father,for accepting me the way I was ,And for all that you have brought me through,and for changing me,and I give you thanks knowing what you have started you will complete to be the person you want me to be.You are the potter and we are the clay, help me to be willing always to let you have your way.In Jesus name I prayer.
January 22, 2016
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt Amen.
January 22, 2016
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Mary Pat Taylor
Mary Pat Taylor Beautifully said, Pastor Dion.  I needed this.  Though mention of a wedding made me cry.... I've been waiting all my life for that special person, and still waiting.  I've wanted kids for over 15 years as well.  The Lord is the only reason I keep hoping, because to my eyes, it seems like I've messed up for good and there is no one out there for me. 
January 22, 2016
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Audry Reddy
Audry Reddy Don't give up hope! I finally met my one and only when I was 38 and 2 years later ,at the age of 40 , I gave birth to a beautiful ,baby girl ! Today is our daughter, Angel, 17th birthday and I thank God every day for her and my husband! God is always right on time!!
January 22, 2016
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Mary Pat Taylor
Mary Pat Tayloredited: January 22, 2016 I will be 50 in a few weeks. :'(  Though I don't *feel* like it.. I feel much younger! lol  Always have been young at heart. 
January 22, 2016
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Sylvia Todd
Sylvia Todd It isn't over till it's over, sis <3!
January 22, 2016
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Mary Pat Taylor
Mary Pat Taylor Thanks for that, sis! <3 ((hugs)) 
January 22, 2016
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Sylvia Todd
Sylvia Todd (((HUGS)))
January 22, 2016
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Deborah Alexander
Deborah Alexander Praise the Lord
January 22, 2016
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Audry Reddy
Audry Reddy Amen!
January 22, 2016
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady Amen ! 
January 22, 2016
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Albert Chau
Albert Chau We all want that special person in our lives and that magnificant wedding and being happy ever after. However, no one is perfect and tends to disappoint us. Only Jesus is perfect and never wavers on His promises and commitment to us no matter what we do or say. But, for most of us, we would get different responses based on what we say or do to others.
January 22, 2016
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Sylvia Todd
Sylvia Todd Amen, He is the one to aspire to, though we will never fully attain that level of perfection.
January 22, 2016
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler Yes, it just happened.  I am on one subject.  He says on the subject.  I say it is more than you think.  He says it can't be that bad.  I say it is for I just did it yesterday & before & before.  He is upset because he went without sleep the day before to run me to stores because the great blizzard is on it's way.  I thanked him over & over.  I truly was upset with his lack of sleep before he drives long in truck far away.  Hardly slept.  Prayed during nite.  Is this two different subjects?  I am trying to think & say to myself...these are two different subjects.  Oh Lord, what do I do...how do I pray?  Hate this stuff!
January 22, 2016
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield I love the Book of Revelation--Jesus reveals Himself to us in an incredible journey that is so different from anything else in the Bible. It's full of beauty and hope--both of which we all need in today's world.
January 22, 2016
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Sylvia Todd
Sylvia Todd Amen, Kathy, we sure do!
January 22, 2016
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Norman Glaze Sr
Norman Glaze Sr Amen! 
January 22, 2016
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Heide Garner
Heide Garner well this mornging was reading psalm 119   and psalm 120 have much comfort reading these over hopingthe words my sister may said will that were hurtful  since has guy in her life now even though means my mom is stuck in calfornia untill she may come here if sister dose not find aplace  before march  and meantime comes for sixmonths be nice have company these days  slowly detoxed from stress that has not been part God,s plan but has strenght find God more and to hold friendships where goodness is part  thatcircle growing what God has store for my life yes goodnes let go words of rejection that has put divion between me my husand open up and talk about what do not understand has strenght me his relationship this for sure shows as friend said love hearing your smile in you voice  He will come to us like the Rain Hosea 6:3 I got this from pint if any use that has lot great quotes.
January 22, 2016
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Dorene Glaze
Dorene Glaze Amen good message
January 22, 2016
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Linda Cella
Linda Cella Amen. Great Message. God Bless. 
January 22, 2016
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Laura B. Martinez
Laura B. Martinez When I find myself needed some "me" time at work, I read and reread Pastor Todd's blogs. I love what they say because they lift me up when I am feeling overwhelmed or I just need to remember God's love for me. Thank you, thank you, Pastor Todd for your beautiful writings and reminders.
January 22, 2016
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Rodolfo Nuñez
Rodolfo Nuñez AMEN GOOD MESSAGE.  ...
January 22, 2016
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Karen Pasquinelli
Karen Pasquinelli I sure relate to what you said about saying something bad about your wife Pastor Dion.  What sets me off, is for someone to say something bad about anyone in my family, if someone does I can feel the fuming inside of me, it is very hard for me to turn the other cheek.  Say anything you want about me but not my family.
January 22, 2016
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Sylvia Todd
Sylvia Todd That's for sure, Karen! It's a lot easier to take stuff being said against ourselves, but not against people we love.
January 22, 2016
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Karen Pasquinelli
Karen Pasquinelli It sure is Sylvia....God Bless
January 23, 2016
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus Amen! Thank you Father for your grace and mercy, I do not deserve it but Thank you for loving me anyway. Hallelujah praise the Lord!!
January 22, 2016
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Joey Smith
Joey Smith Amen
January 22, 2016
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Michelle Toney
Michelle Toney Lol....i think you an me both need God's help in that department...its pretty hard for me to turn the other cheek as well...i lol when i read that.....i love the fact that your not affraid to admit your human....:-) . 
January 22, 2016
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler You two sound great together!  Blessings!
January 22, 2016
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Myrna Gonzalez
Myrna Gonzalez Amen,thank u Yahweh for choosing me n loving me continue to work in my life n draw me closer to u in Yahsua's name i pray.
January 23, 2016
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams Amen.  Praise God!  Thank you!  God, I ask that You would Speak to me and through me Today!
January 23, 2016